Nikki Thon, Chamber Chair, Tax Partner at Eide Bailly, a regional accounting firm with Utah offices in Ogden, Salt Lake City and Lehi. Nikki is a certified public accountant with a Master’s Degree in accountancy from Weber State University. Nikki has more than 25 years of public accounting experience providing tax planning and compliance services to a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction and small businesses. She holds expertise in trusts, estates, individual and business taxation and advisory services.  Nikki serves on the Weber State University School of Accountancy and Taxation Advisory Council, the Weber School Foundation Board of Directors, and the finance committee of the Boys & Girls Club of Weber-Davis. She is also a past recipient of Utah Business Magazine’s “30 Women to Watch”.  She and her husband Mike have two married children and three grandchildren.

Mark Jenkins, Chamber Vice Chair, CEO at Petersen Inc, a local manufacturing firm providing world class manufacturing, specialized fabrication, precision machining and warehouse and distribution services.  Mark also serves in the community as a member of the United Way of Northern Utah Board of Directors and is on the Board of Trustees of the Ogden-Weber Tech College Foundation.  Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Weber State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.  Mark has over three decades of financial management experience working locally with Volvo White Truck, Autoliv and Petersen Inc. Mark and his wife LuAnn have four children and 14 grandchildren and reside in North Ogden. 

Keith Buswell, Chamber Treasurer, Vice President of Corporate Relations at Wadman Corporation, a strong regional commercial general contractor building throughout the western states. Keith also serves as Board Vice Chair of the Golden Spike Event Center, on the Executive Committee of Weber School District Foundation, Chair of Downtown Ogden, Inc., and serves on the American Indian Services Board. Keith also served as a member of the Utah State Board of Education and Utah Board of Regents. Educationally, he earned an Associate Degree from Ricks College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and is completing a Master’s Degree through Utah State University. Keith and his wife, Tricia, were both born and raised in Weber County but have lived in Colorado, Kansas and Montana before returning to Utah. They have eight children and 20 grandchildren.

Brad Mortensen, Chamber Immediate Past Chair, Vice President for University Advancement at Weber State University. In addition to his work at WSU, Brad is the past chair of the United Way of Northern Utah Board of Directors and co-chairs the Ogden City-Weber State University College Town Steering Committee. Brad has also chaired the Legislative Affairs Committees for both the Ogden-Weber and Davis Chambers of Commerce, and was a founding member of the Northern Utah Chamber Coalition executive committee. Academically, Brad completed a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah, a Master’s of Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Utah State University. Brad and his wife, Camille, were both born and raised in the Rexburg, Idaho area.  They have four children and live in Pleasant View.